MEOW Now! Coordinator

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Do you love animals and the people who love them? Are you self-motivated? Do you enjoy building relationships? This is your opportunity to join a fun, fast -growing organization and make a huge difference in the lives of homeless and at-risk pets. MEOW Now, a program of Friends of Strays, works to humanely reduce the free-roaming cat population in Pinellas County by providing targeted Trap - Neuter - Vaccinate - Return (TNVR), caregiver support and advocacy.

The MEOW Now! Program Coordinator will coordinate and assist with programmatic aspects of the MEOW Now! (MN) . They will handle incoming calls for support and will work closely with program volunteers for logistical coordination.


Works directly with Shelter Director, MN Program Manager, and the FOS medical team. The coordinator will work closely with approved volunteers to help with scheduling of trapping, handling, and transport.


  • Scheduling of surgeries with FOS medical team or partners
  • Scheduling of trapping and program volunteers
  • Assisting with the transport of cats to and from rescue and shelter partners
  • Coordinating and scheduling animals going to and from the shelter
  • Accepting calls from the public with questions or concerns related to RTF and TNVR
  • Educating the public on community policies and the importance of TNVR
  • Assisting in all aspects of the shelter as needed.

Skill Requirements

  • Must demonstrate the Core Values of the organization on and off the job
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Suite Programs
  • Ability to work daily under stress and pressure while maintaining attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and utilize problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as required
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Able to lift or carry up to 50 pounds
  • Shelter experience preferred
  • Animal handling experience preferred
  • Animal Intake experience is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saint Petersburg, FL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Driver's License (preferred)

Work Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Friends of Strays is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion. We seek animal lovers from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work.